List of Pennsylvania state historical markers in Crawford County

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Location of Crawford County in Pennsylvania

This is a list of the Pennsylvania state historical markers in Crawford County.

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in Crawford County, Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). The locations of the historical markers, as well as the latitude and longitude coordinates as provided by the PHMC's database, are included below when available. There are 38 historical markers located in Crawford County.[1]

Historical markers[edit]

Marker title Image Date dedicated Location Marker type Topics
Allegheny College TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, November 19, 1946 North Main Street (PA 86) at East College Street, Meadville
41°38′52″N 80°08′45″W / 41.647822°N 80.14597°W / 41.647822; -80.14597 (Allegheny College)
Roadside Education
Baldwin-Reynolds House TransparentPlaceholder.png April 14, 1947 Baldwin & Reynolds Avenues, Meadville
41°38′47″N 80°08′59″W / 41.64642°N 80.14975°W / 41.64642; -80.14975 (Reynolds House)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Houses & Homesteads
Birthplace of the Direct Primary TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, May 12, 2000 At Courthouse, Diamond Park Square & East Center Street, Meadville
41°38′20″N 80°08′58″W / 41.63878°N 80.14943°W / 41.63878; -80.14943 (Birthplace of the Direct Primary)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century
Bishop James M. Thoburn TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, November 18, 1946 At cemetery, Blooming Valley Road (PA 77), east end of Meadville
41°38′38″N 80°07′52″W / 41.64402°N 80.13117°W / 41.64402; -80.13117 (Bishop James M. Thoburn)
Roadside Religion
Byron D. Benson (1832-1888) TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, December 10, 2009 603 North Perry Street, north of West Oak Street, Titusville
41°38′00″N 79°40′37″W / 41.633417°N 79.677033°W / 41.633417; -79.677033 (Byron D. Benson)
City Oil & Gas, Professions & Vocations
Cambridge Springs TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, September 15, 2001 At the Public Park, South Main Street (PA 86) & Church Street, Cambridge Springs
41°48′14″N 80°03′25″W / 41.80395°N 80.05698°W / 41.80395; -80.05698 (Cambridge Springs)
Roadside Business & Industry, Environment, Medicine & Science, Railroads, Inns & Taverns
Conneaut Reservoir TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, September 20, 1948 Grand Army of the Republic Highway (US 6), east of Conneaut Lake (SIGN MISSING-POST ONLY)
41°36′15″N 80°17′29″W / 41.60417°N 80.29138°W / 41.60417; -80.29138 (Conneaut Reservoir)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Crawford County TransparentPlaceholder.png Wednesday, May 12, 1982 903 Diamond Park Square, between East Cherry & East Center Streets, Meadville
41°38′17″N 80°09′01″W / 41.63817°N 80.1502°W / 41.63817; -80.1502 (Crawford County)
City Business & Industry, Early Settlement, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 19th Century, Oil & Gas
Desegregation of Pennsylvania Schools TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, May 12, 2000 The Second District School, South Main Street near Autumn Drive, Meadville
41°37′49″N 80°09′12″W / 41.63017°N 80.15327°W / 41.63017; -80.15327 (Desegregation of Pennsylvania Schools)
Roadside African American, Education, Government & Politics 19th Century
Early Refinery TransparentPlaceholder.png Wednesday, September 29, 1954 At bus garage, East Central Avenue (PA 27), Titusville
41°37′36″N 79°39′12″W / 41.62653°N 79.65322°W / 41.62653; -79.65322 (Early Refinery)
City Business & Industry, Oil & Gas
Edwin L. Drake TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, November 18, 1946 Woodlawn Cemetery, Spring Street (PA 8), Titusville
41°37′55″N 79°41′26″W / 41.632056°N 79.690444°W / 41.632056; -79.690444 (Edwin L. Drake)
Roadside Business & Industry, Oil & Gas
Erie Extension Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, September 20, 1948 Liberty Street (US 322), east of Hartstown
41°33′12″N 80°22′30″W / 41.55345°N 80.37487°W / 41.55345; -80.37487 (Erie Extension Canal)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Erie Extension Canal Erie Extension Canal historical marker in Sadsbury Township.jpg Monday, July 12, 1948 PA 618 south of Conneaut Lake Park
41°37′20″N 80°19′33″W / 41.62215°N 80.32587°W / 41.62215; -80.32587 (Erie Extension Canal)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Erie Extension Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, July 12, 1948 US 6 & 322, east of Conneaut Lake (MISSING)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Erie Extension Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Wednesday, July 14, 1948 PA 18 at Old Depot Road, north of Conneautville
41°45′54″N 80°22′26″W / 41.76513°N 80.37395°W / 41.76513; -80.37395 (Erie Extension Canal)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Erie Extension Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, July 13, 1948 Grand Army of the Republic Highway (US 6) near Brooks Road, Linesville
41°37′39″N 80°22′39″W / 41.62753°N 80.37753°W / 41.62753; -80.37753 (Erie Extension Canal)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Erie Extension Canal TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, July 13, 1948 PA 18, south of Adamsville (MISSING)
Roadside Canals, Environment, Navigation, Transportation
French Creek TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, November 19, 1946 US 6 & 19, south of Venango (MISSING)
Roadside Early Settlement, Environment, French & Indian War, George Washington
French Creek Feeder TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, July 12, 1948 Perry Highway (US 19), southwest of Meadville
41°33′29″N 80°11′06″W / 41.55793°N 80.18505°W / 41.55793; -80.18505 (French Creek Feeder)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
French Creek Feeder TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, July 13, 1948 Cochranton Road (US 322) near Shreck Road, south of Meadville
41°34′43″N 80°07′31″W / 41.57863°N 80.1254°W / 41.57863; -80.1254 (French Creek Feeder)
Roadside Canals, Navigation, Transportation
Ida M. Tarbell TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, September 30, 1954 314 East Main Street, Titusville
41°37′42″N 79°40′05″W / 41.628368°N 79.66813°W / 41.628368; -79.66813 (Ida M. Tarbell)
City Abraham Lincoln, Women, Writers
John A. Mather TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, September 14, 1964 407 East Main Street, Titusville
41°37′42″N 79°40′01″W / 41.628267°N 79.666817°W / 41.628267; -79.666817 (John A. Mather)
City Artists, Business & Industry, Ethnic & Immigration, Oil & Gas
John Brown Tannery TransparentPlaceholder.png 1969 PA 77 near John Brown Road, New Richmond
41°43′15″N 79°57′08″W / 41.720883°N 79.952333°W / 41.720883; -79.952333 (John Brown Tannery)
Roadside African American, Business & Industry, Houses & Homesteads, Underground Railroad
John Brown's Tannery TransparentPlaceholder.png Monday, November 18, 1946 At site, John Brown Road, just south of PA 77, New Richmond
41°43′08″N 79°57′03″W / 41.71892°N 79.95073°W / 41.71892; -79.95073 (John Brown's Tannery)
Roadside African American, Professions & Vocations, Underground Railroad
Meadville TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, November 1, 1946 US 6 & 19 north of Meadville (MISSING)
Roadside Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Invention
Meadville TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, November 1, 1946 South Main Street (US 322), south end of Meadville
41°37′38″N 80°09′15″W / 41.62718°N 80.1542°W / 41.62718; -80.1542 (Meadville)
Roadside Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Government & Politics 19th Century, Invention
Meadville TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, November 1, 1946 US 6 & 322 west of Meadville (MISSING)
Roadside Business & Industry, Cities & Towns, Early Settlement, Government & Politics 19th Century, Invention
Oil Creek TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, September 30, 1954 Smock Boulevard (PA 8) at Bloss Street, Titusville
41°37′18″N 79°40′23″W / 41.62177°N 79.673°W / 41.62177; -79.673 (Oil Creek)
City Business & Industry, Exploration, Native American, Oil & Gas
Oil-Producing Salt Well TransparentPlaceholder.png Friday, May 17, 1985 Pierpoint Road (PA 198) near Reeds Corners Road, 1 mile E of Ohio line, near Conneautville
41°45′55″N 80°29′31″W / 41.765250°N 80.492017°W / 41.765250; -80.492017 (Oil-Producing Salt Well)
Roadside Business & Industry, Oil & Gas
Pennsylvania TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, February 08, 1949 Grand Army of the Republic Highway (US 6), 200 feet from state line (MISSING)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
Pennsylvania TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, February 08, 1949 US 322, .4 miles from state line, Jamestown (MISSING)
Roadside Government & Politics, Government & Politics 17th Century, William Penn
Raymond Philip Shafer (1917-2006) TransparentPlaceholder.png Thursday, July 1, 2010 911 Diamond Park Square, south of East Cherry Street, Meadville
41°38′17″N 80°08′59″W / 41.638017°N 80.149713°W / 41.638017; -80.149713 (Raymond Philip Shafer)
Roadside Government & Politics 20th Century, Governors
Richard Henderson TransparentPlaceholder.png Sunday, June 1, 1980 Liberty & Arch Streets, next to Bethel AME Church, Meadville
41°38′10″N 80°08′55″W / 41.635989°N 80.14867°W / 41.635989; -80.14867 (Richard Henderson)
City African American, Professions & Vocations, Underground Railroad
Roberts Torpedo TransparentPlaceholder.png Wednesday, September 29, 1954 Smock Boulevard (PA 8), near Dutch Hill Road, south end of Titusville
41°37′08″N 79°40′17″W / 41.61875°N 79.6713°W / 41.61875; -79.6713 (Roberts Torpedo)
City Business & Industry, Invention, Oil & Gas
Rural Electrification TransparentPlaceholder.png Wednesday, August 20, 1986 PA 198 at Woodcock Creek Lake, east of PA 86, near Saegertown
41°42′08″N 80°06′07″W / 41.70228°N 80.10195°W / 41.70228; -80.10195 (Rural Electrification)
Roadside Business & Industry, Electricity
Titusville Oil Exchange TransparentPlaceholder.png Tuesday, September 21, 1999 West Spring Street, between South Washington & Exchange Streets, Titusville
41°37′35″N 79°40′29″W / 41.626482°N 79.6747°W / 41.626482; -79.6747 (Titusville Oil Exchange)
City Business & Industry, Oil & Gas
Unitarian Church TransparentPlaceholder.png Saturday, June 29, 1957 South Main & Chestnut Streets, Meadville
41°38′15″N 80°09′01″W / 41.63758°N 80.15033°W / 41.63758; -80.15033 (Unitarian Church)
City Religion

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (SEARCHABLE DATABASE). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 

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